Thank you, thank you, thank you

“Here are the two best prayers I know: 'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.” ~ Anne Lamott Related Articles WATCH: What Anne Lamott Says When She Talks To God (huffingtonpost.com) Bird by Bird: Anne Lamott's Timeless Advice on Writing and Why Perfectionism Kills Creativity | Brain Pickings (cowboysdontswim.com) … Continue reading Thank you, thank you, thank you

Review (again): A Broom of One’s Own

I wrote the following post two years ago to answer a "challenge." I intended to post it at the end of September 2009. I got all tangled up in words and couldn't write a thing. I intended to post it at the end of October. I still couldn't write it. I think I managed to … Continue reading Review (again): A Broom of One’s Own

Humility check

In the previous post, I wrote a paean to myself in honor of receiving a positive critique in a recent manuscript contest. I was shameless. Because the judge wrote Fannie Flagg twice on the score sheet, I used the name five times in my anthem. I was moved to lavish self-aggrandizement by memory of my … Continue reading Humility check